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10:48 am
Sun October 6, 2013

Atty. General Says He'll Challenge Gov. McCrory

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper told Democratic Party activists Saturday he’ll run for governor in three years.  Appearing Saturday at the Democrats’ Western Gala in Asheville, Cooper said it's too early to make a formal announcement, but he’s ready to challenge first-term Republican Governor Pat McCrory.

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4:36 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Court Orders Regulators To Reconsider Duke Rate Hike

NC Attorney General Roy Cooper challenged Duke Energy's 2012 rate hike and won.

The North Carolina Supreme Court has ordered state utility regulators to go back and reconsider the rate hike it granted Duke Energy last year.  Specifically, the court says North Carolina Utilities Commissioners failed to consider how the increase would affect customers in the midst of an economic downturn.

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Local News
6:10 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Domestic Violence Murders Jump In 2012

Murders from domestic violence jumped by 15 percent last year in North Carolina, according to an annual report from the state’s Department of Justice.

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Local News
9:16 am
Thu February 14, 2013

'Sweetheart Scams' On The Rise In North Carolina

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  Sometimes love isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, especially when you fall for a con- artist.  The North Carolina Attorney General’s office identified at least 25 of these victims last year.  Together they forked over more than $2 million to their online sweethearts who turned out to be not so true.     

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